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Thrifty Ice Cream

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If you grew up in Los Angeles, you grew up eating Thrifty ice cream. (If your parents didn’t take you there, some other kid’s less-responsible parents definitely did.) And while Thrifty might not taste quite as good as it did when you were five, it’s still solid ice cream - and moreover, it’s exhilarating to be able to get a scoop of chocolate chip cookie dough at the same time as your mundane Advil/Bandaid/deodorant errand. That cylindrical scoop shape is straight-up iconic.

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